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How would you feel if you were told your food was manipulated with genetic engineering? For most of us, the thought would be quite unsettling.

But it's not a myth — certain companies are trying to push the genetically engineered salmon agenda, hoping to start selling salmon whose genes have been manipulated to make them grow larger than their natural counterparts.

The FDA has said there are only minute differences between the two fish, but the fact is genetically engineered salmon hasn't been around long enough to truly understand its implications. Like any other fish, genetically altered salmon could contain dangerous allergens. In addition, no one is sure of the effects these fish would have on the salmon's ecosystem.

Sign the petition urging the FDA to understand the consequences of genetically engineered salmon before giving its stamp of approval.

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Dear FDA Commissioner is Dr. Margaret A. Hamburg:

It may not be long before genetically manipulated animal food products are sitting on our dining room tables. That's because several American companies are developing technology to alter the genes of certain fish in order to attain specific physical characteristics.

Genetically engineered salmon can be many times larger than their natural counterparts, thus the incentive for the experiment. However, this technology simply hasn't been around long enough to truly know the effects it might have both on humans and the environment.

Playing around with genetics and DNA is a dangerous activity that should only be done under the most informed of circumstances. We can't have genetically engineered salmon hitting stores until all implications have been explored and understood.

Please do not give your stamp of approval to this risky experiment until you have all of the necessary information.

Thanks for your time.

Petition Signatures

Feb 26, 2017 labarre Paola
Feb 25, 2017 Christine Rochette
Feb 24, 2017 Karen Strayer
Feb 24, 2017 Kalliope M.
Feb 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 24, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Feb 23, 2017 Richard Bosboom
Feb 22, 2017 Dulcie Camp
Feb 21, 2017 Lorrie Koenings
Feb 21, 2017 Annam Fisher
Feb 18, 2017 Natalia Smirnova
Feb 17, 2017 Jamie Petsitis
Feb 16, 2017 Mark Bonaparte
Feb 13, 2017 Sharon brink
Feb 13, 2017 Jack Martin
Feb 13, 2017 Gill Reeves
Feb 12, 2017 Sheryl Myhan
Feb 10, 2017 José Ángel
Feb 9, 2017 anthony fields
Feb 9, 2017 Susan Spangler
Feb 9, 2017 Linda Anderson
Feb 9, 2017 Tammy D'Amore
Feb 9, 2017 Adrian Wills
Feb 9, 2017 Susan Ellis
Feb 5, 2017 Shelby Fry
Feb 5, 2017 Nancy O'Neal
Feb 5, 2017 Stacey Govito
Feb 5, 2017 Vik Cooke
Feb 4, 2017 Cindy Ray
Feb 4, 2017 dot f
Feb 4, 2017 Dalca Carvalho
Feb 4, 2017 Kirk Taylor Really, Really bad idea, this...
Feb 4, 2017 Libby berman
Feb 2, 2017 Robyn Spicer
Feb 2, 2017 Anastasia Walters We all need to know where our food comes from. No more GMOs and genetically modified foods. Sharing on social media. This needs to stop now.
Feb 2, 2017 Joy deZavala
Jan 31, 2017 Patricia Poole
Jan 31, 2017 diane rockafellow
Jan 30, 2017 Cassandra Lewis
Jan 30, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Jan 27, 2017 Elvira Bergenholtz
Jan 27, 2017 Theresa Castillo
Jan 26, 2017 Cameron McElroy
Jan 26, 2017 DIANE POOLE
Jan 26, 2017 alessa lanning
Jan 26, 2017 Troy Becker
Jan 26, 2017 Gene Maynard
Jan 25, 2017 Birgit Ditto
Jan 23, 2017 Ursela Rabe

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